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with soda they should be allowed to and not be taxed. under this proposal, this drink would cost you 64 more cents in taxes. the owner of the popular de love i in san francisco's castro district says soft drinks are 30 percent of his business. he says a tax on the drinks would hurt. >> to be honest, it would hurting our business as when people cut back in social change. >> the san francisco supervisor will start the campaign today for a tax open soda and sugar-sweetened beverages and propose the idea to the board of supervisors. >> we have taxed tobacco for a long-term. we have taxed alcohol for a long time. it is not at all out of all oute ordinary to tax products with negative side effect. >> a consulting firm has been hired by the beverage companies to fight the tax. >> they simply have the effect of raising the cost of living open working people and on small businesses. they have no material effect on the ability of people to lead healthy lifestyles. >> the firm helped defeat a soda tax across the bay in richmond and he thinks san francisco voters will respond the same. >> san francisco
francisco. supervisor plans to introduce a measure to tax soda and other sugary benefit programs like energy drinks. the bigger the drink, the higher the tax. two cents an ounce raising $31 million a year and require the approval of two-thirds of san francisco voters. what do you think? go to facebook and join the conversation. amy hollyfield will have more on the idea coming up at 6:30. >> san francisco homeless advocates will rally at city hall today before the board supervisor votes on a proposal to close the city parks overnight. demonstrators held a sleep in last night in the mission district. they are opposed to closing parks between midnight and 5:00 a.m. to prevent vandal imbut protests say it will punish the homeless who have nowhere else to go. >> the berkeley city council will decide on an appeal brought by former tenants of a burned out apartment complex would landlord has a history of negligence. the former ten amendments of the -- tenants of thing say the owner disconnected the firearms and properly installed the water hero. it was gutted in a march 2012 >> shares of tesla moto
for later shooting at that girl. >> san francisco board of supervisors meeting to vote whether to add a tax on sugary drinks. >> critics are saying this is a bad idea. abc # news has more. >> the owner of this popular deli in the castro district says soft drinks makeup 30% of his business and says a tax would hurt. >> to be honest it would be affecting us in a way, people, cut back on soft drinks. and, also, drinks. >> reporter: supervisor scott weiner will start a campaign for a tax on soda and sugar-sweetened beverages. >> we have taxed tobacco fr a long time, taxed alcohol for a long time. it's not out of the ordinary to tax products that have some negative side affects. >> reporter: also gearing up today a consulting firm that beverage companies hired to fight the tax. >> because they simply have effect of raising cost of living and have no material affect on with living a healthy life style. >> reporter: his firm helped defend a soda tax in richmond. he thinks san francisco voters will respond the same. >> i think san franciscoins have higher priorities than placing a tax on beverag
. >> we have taxed alcohol for a long-term. it is not out of the ordinary to tax products with negative side effects. california for food and beverage choice says and i quote, "such measures are unnecessary, wasteful distractions from serious policy-making." the idea is to introduce this to the board today and get it on the ballot next year so san francisco voters can vote next year. >> the story is generating a lot of talk on social media. what do you think. should sodas and sugary drinks be taxed? you can gin the conversation. >> in the north bay police are warning neighbors of a large protest today over the fatal police shooting of a teenager. a crowd of demonstrators is expected to rally in the name of children-year-old andy lopez in downtown santa rosa at noon. the funeral will take place today at 5:00 at the resurrection parish church in santa rosa. we have new information about the sonoma, sheriff deputy who shot lopez seven times after the boy flashed a realistic looking assault rifle. 48-year-old erick gelhaus is 24-year veteran of the force and firearms instructor and written
could cost you more in supervisor with a measure that will tax sodas and energy drinks and teas can chocolate milk. the bigger the drink, the higher the tax, two cents an ounce raising $31 million a year for nutrition and physical fitness programs and require approval from two-thirds of voters. amy hollyfield will have more on the idea at 5:30. we want to know what you think on facebook and their your thoughts. >> san francisco homeless advocates will rally at city hall before the board votes on a proposal to close the city parks during overnight hours. there was a sleep in last night in the mission district opposed to the plan to close all city parks between midnight and 5:00 a.m. to prevent vandalisms. protesters say it will punish the hopeless who have nowhere else to go. >> the city count meets to -- the city council meets to vote on an appeal of tenants would say the owner improperly installed a water heater before a march 1212 fire that led to displacements and injuries and lawsuits. the board narrowly approved the rebuilding project in downand the former tenants wants to make
would add a special tax to sugar benches. lillian explains what make this proposal different than another sugar tax ballot measure that failed in richmond last year. >>reporter: the idea is simpl simple. the bigger the drink the more taxes you pay. 2 cents per ounce to be exact for all sugar sweet benches. including soda. sports drink. energy drink and bottled coffe coffee. >> not a nanny state at all. we are not banning anything. >>reporter: san francisco supervisor scott weiner says the nation rising obesity rate inspired him to come up with proposal that need the approval of two-thirds of san francisco voters. >> we taxed alcohol for long time so it's not at all out of the ordinary to tax products that have some negative side effects. >>reporter: 2 cents an ounce adds up quickly. a largest 32 ounces. which means this one drink will cost an extra 64 cents. as to where all the money will go, the estimated 31 million dollars a year will good to nutrition. health. physical fitness programs. stark contrast to the failed soda tax proposal in richmond where the money instead
cost about a quarter more in san francisco. you may vote on nawr would add a special tax to sugar benches. lillian explains what make this proposal different than another sugar tax ballot measure that failed in richmond last year. >>reporter: the idea is simpl simple. the bigger the drink the more taxes you pay. 2 cents per ounce to be exact for all sugar sweet benches. including soda. sports drink. energy drink and bottled coffe coffee. >> not a nanny state at all. we are not banning anything. >>reporter: san francisco supervisor scott weiner saysthee inspired him to come up with proposal that need the approval of two-thirds of san francisco voters. >> we taxed alcohol for long time so it's not at all out of the ordinary to tax products that have some negative side effects. >>reporter: 2 cents an ounce adds up quickly. a largest 32 ounces. which means this one drink will cost an extra 64 cents. as to where all the money will go, the estimated 31 million dollars a year will good to nutrition. health. physical fitness. . stark contrast to the failed soda tax proposal in
drink bought if san francisco. today, a supervisor will introduce a bill slapping a tax on sugary drinks to battle oh boast. amy? >> good morning. imagine coming here to buy your soda and getting taxed for it. the idea is to tax two cents an ounce, all sugar-sweetened beverages including sports energy drinks and sodas. the supervisor was motivated by the rising oh boast rate in -- obesity rate in the country. it is estimated this will bring in $31 million a year. >> we have taxed alcohol for a long-term. it is not out of the ordinary to tax products with negative side effects. california for food and beverage choice says and i quote, "such measures are unnecessary, wasteful distractions from serious policy-making." the idea is to introduce this to the board today and get it on the ballot
supervisor introduced a ballot measure to place a tax on sugary drinks taxing all sugary beverages at $0.02 per ounce. meaning costs of soda would go up $0.24, raising estimated $31 million a year for health and nutrition programs but small business owners say a tax like that could hurt their sales. if approved the proposal could wo go on november, 2014 ballot. staying in the city, nearly half of a dozen film productions from movies to television series have been shot in san francisco this year. and one supervisor wants to keep that momentum going. the plan is to boost the city's rebate program providing financial incentives to hollywood. we are live at city hall tonight. it's lights, camera, hearing there tomorrow. isn't it? >> that is right. and think about this.çóe1 blue jazzmen, m bpprodu the film rebate program. tv series are included and now, one supervisor wants to keep up with what he calls an evolving industry.. san francisco has a film legacy. these days places like new york, new mexico, and vancouver offering big bucks and in san francisco, they have to compete. cat lansberg
bubba paris could spend the next year in federal prison for not paying his tax. paris played nine years for the niners and won three super bowl rings in the process. since 1985, he has been the ceo of his own business, paris enterprises, yes does motivational speaking and sell photographs but according to the u.s. attorney, he failed to pay tax on $182,000 of income from 2006 through 2008. paris, whose real name is william h. paris jr. pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor counts and will be sentenced in federal court in february. >>> well, small group of protesters held what they call a trick or treat protest in oakland today. they claim congress is tricking low-income families by cutting their food stamp benefits. abc7 news reporter carolyn tyler has the story. >> reporter: some dressed in costumes for halloween, but say the real trick comes tomorrow for more than 47 million americans. a temporary hike in food stamp benefits put in place in 2009 during the recession goes away. in california, more than 4 million people will be affected. 67% will be house hordes with children. a maximum m
. young people don't care so much about taxes and regulation. but they all have a cell phone and they're on the internet and they care about their privacy. so do i. i would correct these policies if i were ever the one to make the decisions. i think that would attract new people to the party, not less. >> what do you think of senator cruz? he seems to be catching on. more republicans see him as the leader than you in the party. particularly catching on in iowa, do you think he's your chief rival? if you choose to run. >> i think we're a long way away from that. i haven't even convinced my wife yet whether or not i should do this. no, ted and i are friends. he's a limited government conservative. we don't always agree on everything, but we agree on a lot of things. >> you heard dan pfeiffer there say, he's confident that the website problems will be fixed by the end of november and one of the success stories it appears so far is that -- in your own state, the kentucky website seems to be doing pretty well, 26,000 have signed up for the exchange. what do you make of the fact that so man
got paid yesterday, with a $30 million annual contract. that works out to $24 million before taxes. >> before taxes. >> before taxes. >> i'm going to call my agent and figure out how to get that. >> on friday, the eagle was soaring for kobe. and he's injured, not even playing right now. sorry he got injured. but that's a nice paycheck to take home. >> must be nice, huh? >> i'm imagining. >> thanks, ron. >>> time for a check of the weather and over to ginger zee. >> hey, guys. unsettled is an understatement as for what's been happening along the east coast the last two days. stowe, vermont, ahead of the front. 73-mile-per-hour wind gusts. flint, michigan, behind it, had gusts up to 43 miles per hour. let's see what happens with all of the winds. just west of boston, weldly, massachusetts. trees down, power lines and power outages in that area. so much nicer today in boston for the red sox parade today. in flint, we talk about wind gusts about 45 miles per hour. and they had big issues, too. the video almost looks the same. but it's before and after the front goes through. either way
voting whether to decide whether to add a tax on sugary drinks. meaning soda would go up $0.24, raising $31 million for health, nutrition programs but small business owners say it could hurt their sales if approved by supervisors, it would go on the november ballot in 2014. >> there is nothing to worry about if you heard a roar on the peninsula. the fighter jets helping to unveil a new video game. they just performed in redwood city. the guests are at a large party for battlefield four. the game debuting just in time for the holidays. >> that is a big launch for a video game. fighter jets? >> yes. >> still ahead a warning for pet owners veterinarians talk about what to avoid giving dogs and cats. >> a massive accident in arizona a major roadway closed right now. >> also, fixing your flat tire. some tips from consumer reports. >> bay area start up poised to become a popular new >>> three people are dead after this huge pile up on interstate ten halfway between phoenix and tucson. authorities say a dust storm and high winds likely contributed to the crash. several cars were involve in th
the alcohol donated by department of taxation the booze seized from people who don't pay taxes on alcohol. >> well, tonight a study suggests dogs can respond to the tail wags of other dogs happy dogs wag more to the right. nervous swish to the left. the study involved dogs watching films of other dogs when animals saw a dog move right, they stay relaxed of a flick to the left caused the dog's heart rates to speed up they looked anxious. interesting. >> there is a joke in there but i'm not going to go there. >> coming up, just in time for halloween, what one group says is the scariest movie of all. >> it's throw back thursday. we're posting photos of members of the abc7 news team in their childhood costumes. go to our pages to make a to those who've been waiting welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage, and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll today at coveredca.com. >>> coming up at 6:00 down fall of a state senator and the role twitter may have played. and a way to help athletes recover from injury. some are giving it a fro
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, pay taxes, do whatever is legal if you can afford it. the last thing we need are more laws. enough trying to control everyone. that comes from a nonsmoker. >> there's so much medical proof that we know for sure, if we can help prolong -- >> they start younger. >> i think that voting, you can't compare voting and buying a pack of smokes. i'm so sorry. >> i don't know. >> you're very passive today. i want to be your new nancy. >> a young woman blogging about -- i'm trying to get -- >> you are. go for it. go for it. >> this is my favorite topic. we'll get on this one. a young woman blogging about her adventurous serial dating, with one goal in mind. to fulfill my restaurant hit list. and there's a, quote, dating site, for food lovers where women are taken out to their favorite restaurants. i say, if the guys are dumb enough, more power to the women. these are people who are laying out what their goals are. this woman is publicly saying, this is why i'm doing it. if this guy wants to take her out -- >> i don't agree, my friend. >> lara, go. >> there's another name for that. i don't thi
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sweeping the country now. conartists calling fachlers claiming they owe back taxes. callers threaten to arrest folk who's don't pay up. many targets are recent immigrants how low is that? if you get a call like this, it's a fraud you should hang up and report it to police. >>> dell computers replacing lap tops for customers complaining their dell smells. customers reported their lap tops came out of the box smelling like cat urine. this came from the new alta book. customers joked it should be renamed cat-itude. dell says it came from a machine part now has been changed now, coming up at 5:00, a credit card warning head of the holiday season. what you need to know before you sign up for those deals that allow to you buy now, pay later. wait until you see the things that come with these. >> what you will, and won't be able to do next time you fly. >> coming up at 5:00 secrecy sells. wait until you see the bay area's newest tourist attraction. and wag the dog. >>> reminder join us for a exclusive, a politician had a public melt down telling the story only on abc7 news how a sex tape an
scripters to them. >> sur charges or taxes or the city, something like that. >> sometimes it will say texting charges. have you ever received one of those? >> yes. >> what do you do? >> let it go. >> often they are not from the phone companies, but the third parties paid to do the billing. on phone bills those types of questionable charges are called cramming because they are crammed on the bills. on the credit card they are called gray charges because they fall in a morally gray area. >> it is not fraud, but it is not right. >> they started bill guard, a free app that keeps track of your bills looking for these types of charges. a common mystery charge is applied when you sign up for something without knowing it. >> phantom charges is when you sign up for one thing and they tag on something else. you didn't notice that because it was in the fine print where you signed up. >> another way these charges end up on your bill is through a process called free to paid. joe is with consumer action. >> these are p cs that try to deceive consumers into signing up for paid subscriptions under th
? >> no. sometimes there are strange de scripters to them. >> sur charges or taxes or the city, something like that. >> sometimes it will say texting charges. have you ever received one of those? >> ye >> yes. >> what do you do? >> let it go. >> often they are not from the phone companies, but the third parties paid to do the billing. on phone bills those types of questionable charges are called cramming because they are crammed on the bills. on the credit card they are called gray charges because they fall in a morally gray area. >> it is not fraud, but it is not right. >> they started bill guard, a free app that keeps track of your bills looking for these types of charges. a common mystery charge is applied when you sign up for something without knowing it. >> phantom charges is when you sign up for one thing and they tag on something else. you didn't notice that because it was in the fine print where you signed up. >> another way these charges end up on your bill is through a process called free to paid. joe is with consumer action. >> these are p cs that try to deceive consumers into
to introduce a ballot measure today that would tax soda and other sugary beverages. it would add two cents for every ounce, meaning a tax on a regular can of soda would be 24 cents. the measure needs two-thirds voter approval to pass. the forecast could see sprinkles. talk to mike about it. >>> sprinkles, maybe light shower earlier today. increasing sunshine this afternoon. temperatures well below average. low to mid-60s for the rest of us. warmer weather in your accuweather seven-day forecast through friday. hi, sue. >>> nasty commute all the way around the bay area. go back to the east bay where we had earlier accidents along the road there in san ramon, look at that red line of traffic. accident cleared but it's jammed there. and an accident in san francisco just now cleared. kristen. kristen. >>> sue, thanks a lot. [ male announcer ] it is more than just a new car... more than a new interior lighting system. ♪ it is more than a hot stone massage. and more than your favorite scent infused into the cabin. it is a completely new era of innovation. and the highest expression of mercedes-
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? >> no, sometimes there are strange descriptions. >> the taxes or the city, something like that. >> and sometimes it will say texting charges. do you ever receive one of those? what do you do? >> let it go. >> often the charges are not even from the phone companies, but from third parties who pay the phone p cs -- phone companies to do the billing. on phone bills those questionable charges are called cramming because they are crammed on the bills. they are called gray charges because they fall in a morally gray area. >> it is not fraud, but it is not right. >> they started bill guard, a free app that keeps track of your bills looking for these types of charges. a exhibit mystery charge is applied when you sign up for something and not know about it. >> you sign up for one thing and they tag on something else. you didn't notice that because it was in the fine print of where you signed up. >> another way these charges end up on your bill is through a process called free to paid. joe rideout is with consumer action. >> they try and deceive them into signing up under the guys of bei
were for? >> no, sometimes there are strange descriptions. >> the taxes or the city, something like that. >> and sometimes it will say texting charges. do you ever receive one of those? what do you do? >> let it go. >> often the charges are not even from the phone companies, but from third parties who pay the phone p cs -- phone companies to do the billing. on phone bills those questionable charges are called cramming because they are crammed on the bills. they are called gray charges because they fall in a morally gray area. >> it is not fraud, but it is not right. >> they started bill guard, a free app that keeps track of your bills looking for these types of charges. a exhibit mystery charge is applied when you sign up for something and not know about it. >> you sign up for one thing and they tag on something else. you didn't notice that because it was in the fine print of where you signed up. >> another way these charges end up on your bill is through a process called free to paid. joe rideout is with consumer action. >> they try and deceive them into signing up under the guys o
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to add a tax of 24 cents to each can of soda sold in the city. the proceed would go toward health, nutrition, and other programs for city kids. already in san francisco fast food restaurants are prohibited from handing out free toys in kids' meals that are high in fat, salt and sugar. >>> a healthy form of nutrition. it is national oatmeal day. we are having breakfast courtesy of people at driscoll berry. diana, what have we got here? >> a little bit of everything. these are scones with mixed berries. this is an oat scone. sneaky way of getting oats in. >> i'm not a gigantic fan of oatmeal. so scones i will eat it. >> this is the way to get it in your body without eating warm, soggy oats. is a banana bread with mixed berries inside but mainly blueberries. also oats and then look at the wonderful things you can do with oats. there's an oat drink, called sneaky pete's all-natural oat beverage. there's raspberry, apple, orange. an the wonderful people at driscoll's brought us these beautiful berries because what goes better with oats than berries. >> the oats soaking up and reducing
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